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I Am Married to a Alcoholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    I Hate the Alcoholic.

    I am married to an active alcoholic who is getting considerably worse as time goes on.  He has been diagnosed with a fatty liver and has doubled his intake since being diagnosed with this condition. My biggest regret was not leaving him when are son was small.  My son...
    4Tess 4Tess 46-50 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    If you can't change someone.

    ..how are you supposed to just watch them self-destruct?
    Alfabitzz Alfabitzz 36-40, F Jan 21, 2014

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    I Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years been together for 10. We met through friends and then he got a job at the same place I worked at. We started a relationship. Before I met him he was a coke addict. The reason he moved to the city I was living in, was for him to get...
    jsjabs2003 jsjabs2003 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    My husband is the most caring

    and loving husband to me and our daughter. He knows he has a drinking problem. When he drinks he always apologize the next morning for doing it and promises to quit. Last night was the last straw, He lied about having a business meeting and then he stopped picking up my calls...
    seashellaa seashellaa 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2014

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    I hate being near with drunk people.

    I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd acting very rude sometimes. And annoying. I don't drink at all. So can u imagine i have to deal with this **** every time we go out to...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Sep 30, 2014

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    I'm Going Crazy!

    I am going crazy. He has been laid off now for what 2 weeks. Drunk all but one night! Last night he was drunk and high, and had to be messing with things. He was doing something under the kitchen sink. Next thing I know he was out playing with his old broke down car and my...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    My Husband the Alcoholic.

           My husband has been a alcoholic for at least 26 of his 46 years of life. I truly believe you can be born an alcoholic as his mother drank while pregnant with him. She passed many years ago due to her drinking. That hasn't slowed him one bit...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Help

    Hi my name is Tina :   i have been married for twenty three years to a A ucoholic husband.  he drinks wild turkey 101 straight.  he has a good job.  he only has a year and half to go to retirement.  last feb. his job caught him drinking on job.  sent him to rehabe for three...
    eltontfe eltontfe 51-55 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    It all started wen i got introduce to my gf's cousin (X). I knew he was married. X had this thing in him dat attracted me. He showered me with so much care & concern. He always...
    chocoholics chocoholics 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I don't plan to. My family is a great example of why I will never get married. I'm terrified. I'm gonna be the cat lady. I don't care what anyone thinks. I'm not gonna fall in love...
    DoloresHayes DoloresHayes 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Hi, I'm a mom of 2 kids, married for 22 yrs, have everything I could ever want. But my mom, my best friend for life, passed away 2 weeks ago due to alcoholism. She was only 69...
    anothersadlady anothersadlady 41-45, F 1 Response May 19

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    I vented earlier and I regret putting that much info out there. My husband got me pregnant after knowing him only weeks. We had a long distance relationship for a year first. You...
    Canibehonest Canibehonest 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    In 2009 I created a fun blog little did you know I came across this delightful young man. He was 4 years younger than I was. He was about 22 and I was 26. Something about his charm...
    zionmarket zionmarket 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    Communication......Merriam Webster tells us the following....": the act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviors to express or exchange information or to express your...
    2BlossomBlue 2BlossomBlue 51-55, F 10 Responses May 2

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    I love my husband and before we got married he told me he had a problem with drinking. I didn't get but here I sit 3 1/2 years later and I haven't seen him in 3 days this has...
    itsjustme333 itsjustme333 41-45, F 9 hrs ago

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    So he's out of town at his parents again, and I'm pretty sure he's been drinking. Supposedly he's been sober 8 months now and he got upset with me when I told him I wanted him to...
    danteflorz danteflorz 31-35, F 5 Responses May 3

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    Recovering alcoholic but still and as he says 'always will be and alcoholic, recovering, yes but still and always will be recovering' 10 years sober. All on his own too...if he...
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F 1 Response May 7

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    I find that my situation is different than many I've read here and also very much the same. Some of these posts actually make me think "I don't have it so bad", but the bottom line...
    iwant2bhappyagain iwant2bhappyagain 56-60, F May 9

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    So I am a high functioning alcoholic, I still go to university, and work, volunteer, have a great social life but I find myself sitting there wanting a drink, I find myself needing...
    LadySweetz LadySweetz 18-21, F 5 Responses May 10

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    I hate being unappreciated! I Hate being stuck in this marriage with a careless, insensitive, and alcoholic guy. I hate not being able to do what i want in my life. I miss my...
    destiny0221 destiny0221 26-30, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I'm 18 and was diagnosed about 2 months ago in rehab as a stage 4 alcoholic. The 2 times I actually tried to stay sober, I could never make it longer than 2 and a half months. I...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 4 Responses May 10

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    I've been watching intervention obsessively for the past 5-6 months. I find it really interesting about how people recover and how I act. I would say out load joking "this show...
    mysticdragonlady mysticdragonlady 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    Does it get any easier? Other alcoholics are always telling me that with time it gets better, life gets easier and you get stronger the longer you fight the urge to drink. "Sober...
    TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout TheOneTheyWarnedYouAbout 22-25 4 Responses May 1

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    Do you think being a child of alcoholic may be the cause of being frustrated at people who fail to live up to their own plans?
    AlricVirgil AlricVirgil 26-30, M 2 Responses May 5

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    Scarily, I've been told I'm a functioning alcoholic .. Sounds like an oxymoron to me but helps out the ole self esteem a bit. The weird part...is that it doesn't bother me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I've been fighting the alcoholic tag for decades, but it's the truth. Just quit a few weeks ago, scratch my beer taste itch with ODouls, and go to AA. Had a lot of fun with...
    xenmuse xenmuse 31-35, M May 8

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    I was in a relationship for a little over two years with an alcoholic. His drinking was always present throughout the entirety of the relationship. I had some concern about it...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 6 Responses May 9

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    My drinking problem began when I was 16 years old, shortly after I placed my son up for adoption. .. I don't now if it was the guilt, or just apart of puberty, but I just became...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 7 Responses May 9

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    20 months sober!My life is so insanely different that sometimes I have to stop and rest just to take it all in. 2015 so far has been about as spectacular as it could have been.I...
    Overwhelmed15 Overwhelmed15 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I think my dad might be an alcoholic... I don't know what to do to help him
    Naockey Naockey 18-21, F May 18

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    The thing that most ****** me off about being an alcoholic the most right now is although ive managed to develop cirroshis (spelling) and pancreatitis (spelling again) ive been...
    seanspencer31 seanspencer31 36-40, M 1 Response May 18

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    one would think that after 20 years of dealing with an alcoholic dad; I'd get used to it. THIS is far from the truth. today I took my dad to go buy him a washer and dryer set. a 30...
    mommashelper mommashelper 18-21 1 day ago

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    To be honest I don’t really know how it started or how it got to this mess. One moment I was waving awkwardly at him as he walked away from the front desk, the next I was below...
    Leaderkyuzizi Leaderkyuzizi 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    It was a Tuesday, I think…maybe a Thursday I can’t remember. At the time, I was content with where I was in life. Single…healthy, happy, no debt, free to live life as I chose...
    1StateAway 1StateAway 36-40, M 3 Responses May 5

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    I love seeing couples that have been together for a long time. My parents got married when they were 18 and 20. My mom's parents knew each other their whole life and got married...
    radiantorchid radiantorchid 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13

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    During the summer of my 16th year I met my future husband. Much to my parents dismay, I fell head over heels in love with a young man 2 years my senior. Having come from a very...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 16

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    I'm 50, married with teenage kids. Always thought I was straight. Ten years ago, an old friend came to visit. We'd been very close and had lost touch. Over the course of her visit...
    saruchan saruchan 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what to feel anymore. Is it possible to live in a single married state forever? I care, but I don't care. We've been together for 30 years, about to married 29. It...
    ExecutiveAsst ExecutiveAsst 46-50, F 14 Responses May 2

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    I've been married once and he ruined it after just 2 weeks into it. I continued to stay in a marriage for 3 years and it turned me into a really ugly person. Plus getting married...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F May 7

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    Hello. I'm really nervous about getting married at age 18. I love my girlfriend, she's 21. I need advice on marriage. If anyone who is married, is getting married good?
    Jashinism Jashinism 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    I'm new here. I need a place to vent. I have been married for 16 years. I love him very much and I know many women would feel lucky to have him. But here is/are the problem/s. I am...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses May 10

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    Crushes are beyond weird. So far, I had crushes on two married guys. I had no idea they were married until I found out. One was my neighbor, who was often shirtless and played the...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 18-21 May 15

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